About-face: As migrant crisis blows up, Biden DHS asks military for troops at border

About-face: As migrant crisis blows up, Biden DHS asks military for troops at border
Scene under the Del Rio International Bridge (Image: YouTube screen grab via KSAT)

[Ed. – Seems that “totalitarian” Trump guy had a good idea.]

The Biden administration has requested that the Pentagon send military forces to the southern border to get control of the deteriorating situation, according to the secretary of Homeland Security.

The admission was the first time Alejandro Mayorkas has confirmed that DHS is seeking the Pentagon’s help. It comes amid a crisis in south-central Texas, where at least 15,000 migrants illegally crossed by the Del Rio-Acuna International Bridge late last week. …

A Pentagon spokesman told reporters on Monday the DHS had requested help specifically with transporting migrants from the border to its holding facilities. A Defense Department spokesman did not immediately return a request for comment.

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Virtually no federal law enforcement is on guard at the border’s riverbank, as all are busy processing and transporting the record-high number of illegal immigrants in custody in Del Rio.

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